What's on November 2018
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Dark nights and cold mornings but we've got lots going on this month to keep you motivated.
In the gym we have new Assault bikes arriving, in the studio we have a new Thursday night Yoga class.
We'd also like your support for Children in Need 2018 on Friday 16th November: lots of ways to get involved from drinking Prosecco to Spinning!
Read on for full details...
NEW TRAINING TECHNIQUES
This month we are going to be helping educate and train our members through different training methods. We will be focusing on German volume training which is 10 reps and 10 sets of an exercise working a specific muscle group, Drop sets which is where we perform an exercise with a heavy weight and reduce our weight as we fatigue, Eccentric and Concentric training which is where we work on the lengthening and shortening of the muscles whilst exercising and lastly Pyramid training where you will work through a number of exercises performing a collection of sets working light weights/high reps - heavy weights/low reps. We believe keeping your training plan fun and different will help encourage you to try new exercises and can help find out what work's best for your body. Please book in with a Gym instructor to get a new plan that will integrate these ideas and help motivate you till the end of the year. We're sure you will see great results from some new training ideas.
SPINNING FOR CHILDREN IN NEED
We are supporting this year's Children in Need slightly differently this year, every year you all go above and beyond to help us raise money for this wonderful cause. We would again like to ask for your help and donations. From 7am-2pm we will have two spin bikes in reception where you can donate £5 to cycle for 30mins this can be done at your own pace in a relaxed environment so you don't have to be a regular spinner to take part. Then to finish off the day we will be holding a 2 hour spin class where you get to experience 3 different instructors in that 2 hours. If you wish to take part in this again it is at your own level and you will be allocated a bike for a £10 donation (16 spaces - so book early to avoid disappointment!). Thank you for your support.
NEW ASSAULT BIKES - COMING SOON
We have new PRECOR ASSAULT bikes due to arrive in the next few weeks! This full body bike workout will be brilliant for high intensity efforts. Like many things the fitness industry seems to go full circle and so many of you will recognise the previous Scwhinn Air Bike that were popular in the 1990's! Look out for a Children in Need challenge on these bikes with some great prizes to be won!
NEW RESISTANCE EQUIPMENT
We are very excited to be introducing new resistance kit to the gym next month. Kit will be installed around mid-December.
To make the transition as smooth as possible, you will see tags on the equipment which will allow you to know if that particular machine on your programme is being directly replaced.
On equipment we are replacing with an alternative type of machine we will let you know so that you can book in with an instructor and be given an alternative exercise you can do now in preparation.
Lots of you have had fun trying out the workouts in the gym especially the Hellraiser workout, make sure you check the Queenax board for Novembers challenge and if there is anything you aren't sure on please check with an instructor.
If you are yet to venture into the Queenax room why not book in for an induction and be shown how to use the equipment and learn how it can benefit you.
See you in the Gym
NEW YOGA CLASS - STARTS TONIGHT!
YANG TO YIN YOGA with MADDY It is my pleasure to inform you that we are not only adding a new class to your studio timetable, but are delighted to welcome a lovely young lady to teach you her unique style of Yoga.
Maddy took part in her first teacher training in Asia at an amazing school called Vikasa, two years ago, qualifying her to teach Hatha yoga. Her second was in Bali at the famous Yoga Barn in Yin and Vinyasa. In between her teacher trainings she travelled Australia, Indonesia and India, teaching and studying yoga, finishing up with her teaching at the international yoga festival in India.
From all her experiences Maddy has very much developed her own style, incorporating aspects from each course/teachings into her "Yang to Yin" classes. Starting with a strong Vinyasa/Hatha style flow and winding down with Yin to end, opening up the body and getting participants into a deep meditative state before shavasana.
Maddy begins and ends her classes with a short meditation, focusing on gratitude and setting intentions.
Her Yang to Yin yoga incorporates many influences and practices from all over the world including Nada Yoga (the Yoga of sound) mantras and Tibetan bowl. Starts Thursday 1st November at 7.30pm. Bookable for 25 and we think it will be popular.
Book at Reception or online.
October was a busy month with a fun filled half term! We had a Julia Donaldson week, the children's author of the famous Gruffalo and other stories. The children's favourite day was the "Room on the broom." We made witches hats, wands and had potion workshops.
We also did an autumn treasure hunt and lots of arts and crafts!
We finished the week with a huge Halloween Party.
There was a Disco Dome, apple bobbing, games and face painting. The children came along in fantastic costumes and danced the night away! The children also celebrated Halloween by carving pumpkins and crafting.
We also took the children around for a trick or treat, tricks were jokes such as "Why didn't the skeleton go to the disco? Because he had no body to go with!"
November we have lots of fun in store!
Firstly we have Fireworks night and to celebrate we will be handing out glow bands, splatter painting and rocket making.
We then have Remembrance Day, we will be making poppies and doing a minute silence to think of those affected.
CHILDREN IN NEED - INCREDIBLES 2 MOVIE NIGHT
We will be celebrating Children in need by hosting a cinema evening in the Virtual Studio, on 16th November at 17:30
£2 donation including icing a Pudsey biscuit.
We will also have a have a duck race, more details to follow but look out for the huge competition entry!
CRECHE IS BUSY
Creche is starting to get super busy, please make sure you book in advance to secure your space as we would hate to turn anyone away!
STRETCH N GROW
Stretch n Grow every Monday!! Age 3-6 years 16:30-17:15, teaching children different muscles,healthy food choices and physical activity with different themes. Just turn up, no need to book!
SING N STAY
We also have Sing n Stay sessions every Wednesday 13:00-13:30, just turn up for parachute fun and songs for 0-5 years.
MESSY STAY & PLAY THIS FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 1300-1330
Once a month in Creche, this month Friday 30th at 1300-1330.We will have lots of Christmas crafts and sensory fun for all. It's a chance to participate in a class with your child without having to clear up the mess! Whilst meeting other parents and watching your child socialise with friends. No need to book, see you there for the fun!
Lots to look forward to in September!
To get in touch please email - email@example.com
UPDATES TO RACKETS TIMETABLE
A few changes to Rackets Timetable as we head into Autumn.Pick up a copy from Reception
NEW JUNIOR PERFORMANCE TENNIS MONDAYS 4.30-5.30PM
Tom's starting a new advanced coaching session for children showing Tennis potential. Tom will contact the kids that are invited to this session. Please note this session replaces kid's football.
ADULTS INDOOR TENNIS TUESDAY 5-6PM
Beginners tennis on Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm is replaced with indoor short tennis in the sports hall. We use low compression balls and its lots of fun. All welcome.
CARDIO TENNIS FINISHES FOR WINTER.
Cardio tennis Tuesdays at 6pm - 7pm to be replaced with Tennis mix inn for the winter for all players looking to getting some extra match practice.
Cardio tennis Saturday is now finished and Beginner's tennis moves back to 10-11am Saturdays.
PARENT AND CHILD TENNIS TOURNAMENT SATURDAY 10TH
Parent and child tennis tournament this is for all levels and is a fun tournament seeing who are the best Parent and child in the club. Sign up on the Tennis board. Sat 10th November 12.30 - 2pm.
RACKETBALL TOURNAMENT FRIDAY 9TH
Racketball tournament for all players. Sign up on the rackets board. Friday 9th November 7pm - 8.30pm Winning player will get a free restring and grip.
BOOZE N BALLS SATURDAY NOVEMBER
Tom will be running a fun doubles tennis tournament with a twist that you can drink between matches. We supply the booze and balls all you have to do is sign up on the Tennis board.
NEW NOVEMBER SPECIALS
We had some great feedback from our October specials and now it's time for some new dishes for this month!
November's menu includes: Scottish Muscles in Garlic Butter; Smashed Peas, Ham & Egg Muffins; Smoky Prawn Tagliatelle; Italian-style Beef and Mushroom Casserole; and the one we're really excited about, new stone-baked pizza's, especially made in our brand new speciality ovens!
WEDDING FAYRE AT FESTIVAL PLACE
This weekend (2nd - 4th November) the Beechdown Events team will be exhibiting at the Festival Place Wedding Fayre.
Running throughout the whole day Friday - Sunday, there will be a host of local suppliers exhibiting at the show including cake makers, dress suppliers and much more.
If you're planning your special day, or know someone that is, this event is not to be missed.
If you do pop down, don't forget to come and say hello to Rhea and the team on the Beechdown stand!
MEMBER'S CHRISTMAS PARTY
There are still places remaining for the members Christmas Party on the 23rd December. Come and celebrate the season with us for only £23.50 per person. Each member is also welcome to add one social guest for the same great price. For this you'll receive a free drink on arrival, 3-course Christmas dinner and a DJ and disco until the early hours. Our member's party always has a great atmosphere and are guaranteed to get you in the Festive Spirit! Book your place at reception today.
MEMBER'S CHRISTMAS LUNCH
There are still places remaining for the members Christmas lunch on the 13th December. Do you regularly attend one of our classes? Maybe Pilates, Aquafit or Queenax? Why not get the rest of your fellow regulars together and attend the Members Christmas Lunch. For only £15.95 you'll have a 2-course Christmas dinner and a free drink on us! It's a great way to get the party season started!
CHILDREN IN NEED - £5 PROSECCO - 100% REVENUE DONATED TO CHARITY
To help raise money for Children In Need you'll be able to buy a glass of Prosecco for £5 on Friday 16th November, with ALL the proceeds going to the charity.
So treat yourself to a guilt-free glass of bubbly, with the joy of knowing that you're also helping a great cause!
The promotion will be running throughout the whole day alongside other great events throughout the club.
SPORT IN THE BRASSERIE - AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS AND LIVE FOOTBALL
We love this time of the Sporting Year, loads of big matches in both Football and Rugby.
We are a great venue for watching live sports. Whether you like a few pints or prefer a Flat white then you can still enjoy the banter in a friendly atmosphere.
Remember adult guests can be signed into the Brasserie for free, so call your friends and organise a catch up.
SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS THIS MONTH
England build up to the six nations starts with the Autumn Internationals. See all the big hits on the big screen
ENGLAND RUGBY FIXTURES
Saturday 3rd November Vs South Africa 1500
Saturday 10th November Vs All Blacks 1500
Saturday 17th November Vs Japan 1500
Saturday 24th November Vs Australia 1500
Plus we'll show the Best of the Welsh, Scottish and Ireland Fixtures too
Some exciting games in the premier league too
Saturday 3rd November ARSENAL Vs LIVERPOOL 1730
Sunday 11th November MAN CITY Vs MAN UTD 1630
Saturday 24th November SPURS Vs CHELSEA 1730
Our popular Winter Pedicure is available throughout November.
This is an adaptation of our usual pedicures to give your feet a real treat and the care they need before you hide them away in boots for the winter!
This includes hard skin removal, exfoliation, heel repair cream, heated booties, cuticle work, cut and file, moisturise and cuticle oil.
Also includes a complimentary hand and arm massage while feet are in heated booties.
*please note Nail Polish application is not included in this treatment*
20% OFF MASSAGE TREATMENTS WITH CHLOE ALL MONTH
We are pleased to say that Chloe is now qualified to offer massage treatments and will be offering 20% off the following treatments all Month!
Full Body Massage
A30 ROAD CLOSURE NOVEMBER 9TH
Please be aware there are highways agency signs advising of a closure of the A30 nr Beechdown on Friday 9th of November from 0930-1630. The closure is from the Kempshott roundabout heading towards the club. Access from the Brighton Hill Roundabout should be unaffected.
Please remember to keep your pin code secure when using the lockers. Ensure you cover your code as you enter the digits and use your body to block others view. Best to be Safe than Sorry.
We have some planned essential work on our fire alarm system this Friday from 2 pm. This means the alarm will sound intermittently during the afternoon between 2-4pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
If you have any feedback please do feel free to see me at the club or email me.